Derek Jacobi

Biography: Derek Jacobi was born in Leytonstone in England in 1938 to working class parents Alfred and Daisy Jacobi. He was an only child. His father ran a tobacconist and sweetshop, and his mother worked in a drapers.

Brilliant English stage actor who has made occasional screen appearances. He studied at Cambridge and trained at the Birmingham Repertory Company until Laurence Olivier saw him perform and eventually invited him to join the National Theatre Company.

He currently lives in London with his partner, cal actor, Richard Clifford

Derek Jacobi's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 88 The King's Speech
Lowest Metascore: 21 Grace of Monaco
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 16
  2. Negative: 3 out of 16
16 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Cinderella Mar 13, 2015 King / The King tbd
21 Grace of Monaco TBA Count Fernando D'Aillieres / Count Fernando D'Aillieres tbd
65 My Week with Marilyn Nov 23, 2011 Sir Owen Morshead 7.3
50 Anonymous Oct 28, 2011 Prologue 6.2
42 Ironclad Jul 8, 2011 Cornhill 6.8
88 The King's Speech Nov 26, 2010 Dr. Cosmo Lang 8.3
56 Hereafter Oct 15, 2010 Himself 6.1
55 Endgame Nov 6, 2009 Rudolf Agnew 8.0
58 Adam Resurrected Dec 12, 2008 Dr. Nathan Gross 4.8
36 Underworld: Evolution Jan 20, 2006 Corvinus 8.1
57 Two Men Went to War Mar 26, 2004 Maj. Merton tbd
55 Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky May 29, 2002 Nijinsky 10
21 The Body Apr 13, 2001 Father Lavelle 6.4
64 Gladiator May 5, 2000 Gracchus 8.8
57 Up at the Villa May 5, 2000 Lucky Leadbetter 3.0
66 Dead Again Aug 23, 1991 Franklyn Madson 7.1
83 Henry V Nov 8, 1989 Chorus 7.7